Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the State

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the State

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GEORGIA TECH

-- Up next: Brigham Young.

-- Where: Bobby Dodd Stadium.

-- When: 3:30 p.m., Saturday.

-- TV: ABC.

-- Radio: WSFN (790 AM), Brunswick; WDMG (860 AM), Douglas; WLOP (1370 AM), Jesup; WXRB (1350 AM), Waycross.

-- Records: Georgia Tech 2-1. Brigham Young 2-1.

-- Last week: The Yellow Jackets lost to Clemson, 24-19. BYU was upset by Nevada, 31-28.

-- Last meeting: Teams have never met.

-- The line: Georgia Tech by 9.

-- Story line: Despite the loss to Clemson, Georgia Tech showed it had a balanced offense. Running back Tony Hollings gained 167 yards and scored two touchdowns, while quarterback A.J. Suggs passed for 174 yards and one touchdown. Brigham Young, meanwhile, might be on the verge of a quarterback controversy. Against Nevada, freshman Lance Pendleton came off the bench in the third quarter to replace starter Bret Engemann, who went 6 of 16 for 80 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

VALDOSTA STATE

-- Up next: Delta State.

-- Where: Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.

-- When: 6 p.m., Saturday.

-- TV: none.

-- Radio: WWRQ 107.9 FM. Valdosta.

-- Records: Valdosta State 2-0. Delta State 0-2.

-- Last week: Valdosta State had an off week. Delta State lost to Mississippi Valley State, 28-26, when kicker Bryan Walker's 52-yard field-goal attempt fell short with 1:01 remaining.

-- Last meeting: The Blazers routed Delta State, 70-12, on Oct. 6.

-- Story line: In two games this season, the Blazers have outscored their opponents 58-6. Delta State, meanwhile, has been outscored 63-33 while starting the season 0-2. Even worse, the Statesmen lost to Mississippi Valley State, which entered that game with a 13-game losing streak. The stage seems set for Valdosta State to repeat last season's romp.

GEORGIA

-- Up next: Northwestern State.

-- Where: Sanford Stadium. …

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